Business Intelligence and Analytics Lead

Sep 05, 2023

Solna, Sweden

Company Description

Vattenfall is one of Europe’s largest producers and retailers of electricity and heat. Our main markets are Sweden, Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark, and the UK. The Vattenfall Group has approximately 20,000 employees. We have been electrifying industries, powering homes and transforming life through innovation for more than 100 years. We now want to make fossil free living possible within one generation and we are driving the transition to a sustainable energy system.

Job Description

Are you the analytical, proactive lead with the drive to help Vattenfall enable a fossil fuel free life within a generation? Here is a unique opportunity for you.

Vattenfall is now looking for the right person to fill the position as Business Intelligence and Analytics Lead in a new unit called Finance Analytics Systems Team (FAST). FAST is a sub unit of Financial Systems, that is responsible for approx. 50 different groupwide applications such as the ERP systems, Data Warehouses, Consolidation systems, Planning systems, as several different BI/Analytics systems and more.

The FAST unit in Finance Business Support represents a hybrid setup between Finance and IT. The role of transformation lead is to be seen as a bridge that understand the business demand, the Finance and ERP processes and steer IT in the development teams. You will act as an enabler to design innovative solutions in the analytics and planning area and to manage the build of the solution as part of the product portfolio we are deploying via the Analytics Steering Board (ASB).

We are looking for a strong personality with a lot of hands-on experience. You will to a large extent support the FAST department within FBS to shape and execute the roadmap and the strategy in the Corporate Analytics and Planning area.

You will share the responsibly with the FAST team for building and steering end to end solutions, therefore experience working cross-functional among the stakeholders in the different VF Business Areas, the IT Supply organization and Group IT is highly needed.

Buzzwords like harmonization, standardization and digitalization will be your everyday challenges for which you need to proof a strong ability to think strategically across.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Responsible for steering the build of a new product from the requirement phase until the release phase in the Analytics and Planning portfolio
  • Fulfill the role of product owner to develop scope and define backlog items (epic/features/user stories) that guide the Agile development team.
  • Work closely with Information Technology professionals in Vattenfall to analyze current technologies used within the company and determine ways to improve
  • Be account for possible project challenges on constraints including, risks, time, resources and scope
  • Responsible for defining clear goals for all aspects of a project and manage their proper execution by providing detailed specifications for proposed solutions
  • Responsible for assessing and following up the business case of the transformation projects
  • Responsible for bridging between business and IT for securing the continuity of the project
  • Responsible for supporting the governance bodies in the Analytics area (Analytics Steering Board, Product Owner Board and the LKUG)
  • Responsible to support managing the application portfolio in the Corporate Analytics and Planning areas
  • Responsible to contribute in developing strategies within FAST for effective advanced data analytics and reporting base on new technologies opportunities and new trends, such S/4 Hana Analytics, Azure Services, Planning, etc.
  • Be part of the journey of digitalization, harmonization, standardization, process improvement and automation of the Financial and business processes of Vattenfall


To be successful, we believe that you have the following experience:

  • Equivalent relevant university degree in Computer Science, Statistics, or closely related Engineering field.
  • Experience in software engineering and design architecture
  • Advanced understanding of business analysis techniques and processes
  • Deep understanding and experience with Agile methodologies
  • Creative and Strategic thinking
  • Proven ability to manage different stakeholders and their expectations.
  • Proven working relationship, collaborative, and communication skills
  • Proven ability to convince and create value propositions
  • Proven experience in different technologies used in the product portfolio (such as Microsoft SQL technology, Azure Cloud infrastructure and SAP BW)
  • Knowledge skills in the areas of SAP ERP, IBM, QlikView, SAP planning products and interest in S/4 are bonus points for this position

Additional Information

At Vattenfall, we believe, that the only way to make fossil free living within a generation possible is to power and help manage all energy-aspects of our customers’ lives to create climate smarter living - building by building, district by district, city by city.

Our Offer 
We offer a challenging and international work environment and the possibility to work with some of the best in the field. You will be working in interdisciplinary teams and you can always count on support from committed colleagues as ‘Ask and Share’ concept is essential for the way we work. We offer attractive employment conditions (smart working, flexible working hours and a good-work-life balance) and opportunities for personal and professional development. Click here for further information_._  

Flexible for Solna, Berlin, Katowice, Amsterdam

For more information about the position you are welcome to contact hiring manager Latifa si Youcef on [email protected] For more information about the recruitment process you are welcome to contact our recruiter Carolina Osterman on [email protected]

Trade union representatives in Sweden Michelle von Gyllenpalm (Akademikerna), Jens Morell (Unionen), Christer Gustafsson (Ledarna), Juha Siipilehto (SEKO). To get in contact with the representatives, please call Vattenfall´s switchboard +46 8 739 50 00.

We welcome your application in English no later than Septemeber 15th 2023. We kindly request that you do not send applications by any means other than via our website. 
At Vattenfall we are convinced that diversity contributes to build a more profitable and attractive company and we strive to be a good role model regarding diversity. Vattenfall works actively for all employees to have the same opportunities and rights regardless of gender, ethnicity, age, transgender identity or expression, religion or other belief, disability or sexual orientation. Click here for further information. 

The security of Vattenfall and its employees is essential. For that reason, a pre-employment screening will be part of your recruitment process. The screening is based on the role you will fulfill within Vattenfall. The screening will be performed by a third party, Validata. 

We look forward to receiving your application!

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